15th February, 2022

How to Stop People Pleasing and Absorbing Other People’s Angst

With Rachel Morris

Dr Rachel Morris

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On this episode

Dr Karen Forshaw and Chrissie Mowbray join us to discuss how our core beliefs shape the way we respond to situations. When taken too far, empathy and helping people can be a big cause of stress. In addition, we also talk about we can learn to reframe and reassess their core beliefs.

If you want to know how to help people without absorbing their emotions, stay tuned to this episode.

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Reasons to listen

  1. Understand the connection between people-pleasing and stress triggers.
  2. Discover how to care less about what others think, so you can do a better job and feel fulfilled.
  3. Learn techniques like shadow work and develop a beginner’s mind for a happier life.

Episode highlights


What’s Happening in the Healthcare Industry? 


How Core Beliefs Affect Us


What Really Causes Stress 


How We Develop People Pleasing 


How to Respond to Complaints 


Stop Absorbing People’s Emotions


How to Turn Empathy to Compassion


Link Between Triggers and Shadow Work 


How to Know What You Need to Work on 


Develop a Beginner’s Mind


How to be Free from Triggers 


How to Do Inner Work 


Chrissie and Karen’s Tips

Episode transcript

Dr Karen Forshaw: If how you feel is dependent on somebody else, then you have no power over your own feelings, which therefore means that you are at the mercy so you can be as nice as you like, but you could do whatever you like. But if that person still chooses to think that you’re not good enough, is that how you want to be? Do you want your feelings of self worth to be defined by other people? Or do you want to define them for yourself? Dr Rachel Morris: Are your feelings of self worth and self-esteem…

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